48 - An Introduction to Prayer
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What does it mean to pray? Is it just words and gestures, or is it something more? When we pray, does God always give us what we want?
In this episode, we begin our discussion of Part Four of the Catechism
This episode covers Part Four, Section One, Chapter One, Articles One and Two of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (pts 2556-2622).
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References and further reading/listening/viewing:
Matthew Chapter 6
Luke Chapter 11
Catholic Answers, "Why We Should Pray For Things"
Catholic Answers, "What Difference Does Prayer Make?"
Pope Benedict XVI, Deus Caritas Est
L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables "CHAPTER VII: Anne Says Her Prayers"
St Josemaria Escriva, The Way, "Point 266", "Point 335"
Peter Kreeft Catholic Christianity
St Therese of Liseux, Manuscrits autobiographiques, C 25r.
Thomas Hardy, Far From the Madding Crowd
Elizabeth Gaskell, North and South
Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Ten Minutes With Jesus